Community Activity – Past President and Board member of Rotary Club of Albury Hume; Former Board member of Tourism Albury-Wodonga. Member of regional tourism communications committee for NE Victoria; Member of Charles Sturt University School of Business Advisory Panel; Member of School Council for Albury High School, President of Thurgoona Public School P&C; Member of the Back to Reality Foundation; Border Youth Orchestra, Albury Carols by Candlelight Committee; Albury Australia Day Committee; Founding member of Albury Wodonga Festival of Sport; Member of Cancer Council’s Relay for Life committee; Patron of Albury City Band; Patron of Operation Flinders.
National Service (Rhodesia).
Awards – Paul Harris Fellow (Rotary International), Life Membership – Camp Quality, General Service Medal (Rhodesia), Sponsor of the Year (Miss Australia Awards, VIC), TV Week Logie Award (Executive Producer).
Date of Birth: 9 October 1952; Married to Jill; Four Children: Scott, Richard, Douglas and Kathryn.
University of Cape Town – BA (1973), BA Hons (1974). Employment: 2002 Hon Sussan Ley MP, Member for Farrer; 2001-2002 University of New South Wales School of Rural Health; 1988-2001 Station Manager Prime Television Albury –Wodonga; 1985-1988 Industry Relations Manager Country Television Services, Orange; 1981-1985 Corporate Communications Manager WIN Television, Wollongong; 1977-1980 Director - Zimbabwe/Rhodesia Information Centre; 1975-1977 Zimbabwe/Rhodesia Ministry of Foreign Affairs/ National Service/Trainee Radio Announcer.
Hobbies and Interest: travel, theatre and film, tennis, cricket, bushwalking, skiing, family activities.